36. An Instance (or Three) of Gaslighting

In Response to Complaints About Being Mispronouned I've written a few posts related to some misponouning incidents in my old department (I've since moved departments to take up a postdoctoral position). I want to keep pushing this, because not only were the incidents themselves horrible, but the responses by others — people who're ostensibly allies 

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5. Being on Autopilot

Excuses for Using the Wrong Name or Pronouns, and My Ambivalence This post might make you feel bad, defensive, or angry, and for that I’m sorry. A gender transition typically involves a lot of changes. Now, not everyone changes their name. Some people were named with gender neutral names (this includes me, actually; although, the 

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